Medicaid

  • Kentucky Woman Says She’s Concerned About Meeting Medicaid Work Requirement

    Kentucky has received Trump administration approval to revamp Medicaid, including a work requirement for some, and for those who don’t find work, a planned health and financial literacy test that applicants will have to pass. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Teresa Loman, a working mother in Kentucky...
  • Kentucky Gets OK To Require Work From Medicare Recipients

    Poor residents in Kentucky will have to work or do volunteer work if they want to keep their Medicaid benefits after the Trump administration on Friday approved the state’s request to add the requirements to its Medicaid program. The new requirements apply only to “able-bodied” adults who get their...
  • Medicaid Work Requirements Put Trump White House On Defense

    Intense criticism arose Thursday morning to a Trump administration proposal that would allow states to “test incentives” that would require poor Americans covered by Medicaid insurance to work. In a 10-page letter, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it would “support state efforts to test incentives that...
  • Could there now be a work requirement for Medicaid recipients ???

    In a major policy shift that could affect millions of low-income people, the Trump administration said Thursday it is offering a path for states that want to seek work requirements on Medicaid recipients. Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said work and community involvement...
  • Local Doctor Barred From Treating Medicaid And Medicare Patients Due To Fraud!

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Las Vegas doctor, who was sentenced in July to three years of probation and seven days in jail for gross lewdness involving female patients, has been barred from treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Wednesday Dr. Jorge Burgos is...
  • Pharmacist charged with medicaid fraud

    A Manhattan pharmacist was busted Thursday for defrauding Medicaid out of millions of dollars — and blowing the cash on luxury goods and plastic surgery, authorities said. Hin Wong, 49, allegedly operated three pharmacies that paid kickbacks to patients to fill their HIV/AIDS prescriptions, which Medicaid reimburses at $2,000...
  • Medicaid driver confesses to sex with special needs patients!

    CUMMING, Ga. – Two van drivers admit having sexual contact with two mentally challenged women they were taking to therapy, yet Georgia authorities say they still could not prosecute. The women involved were adults, but their guardians say each has the mind of an underage teen.  The sexual activity...
  • Think Obamacare Repeal Won’t Affect Kids? Think Again.

    Flint and it’s water crisis offer a case study in the program’s value to children. FLINT, Michigan ― Republicans eager to justify the severe Medicaid cuts in their Obamacare repeal proposals have offered up a number of arguments. They say Medicaid doesn’t contribute to better health, or that it doesn’t...
  • WATCH THIS: Police Officer throws disabled woman out of her wheelchair during protest!

    Police officers in Ohio have been accused of reverting to unnecessarily rough tactics, including dumping a disabled woman from her wheelchair, to clear out a group of protesters at Senator Rob Portman’s office. Over the weekend, about 30 to 40 people, including disability rights group ADAPT, gathered in the...